First case of COVID-19 observed in Berlin

Source : 112 Ukraine

The doctors do not disclose any personal data of the infected person
11:27, 2 March 2020

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German medics confirmed the first case of COVID-19, the Chinese coronavirus in Berlin. The doctors began to check the people who contacted the infected person, DW reports.

The doctors do not disclose any personal data of the infected person.

It is expected that the city senator for healthcare will host a press conference; he is to reveal more information.

The infected man had rest in the largest aquapark in Germany, which is why the local staff is tested for possible signs of coronavirus. 

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This is not the first case in Germany; Berlin is the tenth of sixteen German federal lands where the disease was observed.

14 cases were observed in Austria, eight of them in Vienna.

As of March 2, the current number of cases worldwide has exceeded 89,000. 3,048 patients deceased. Another 45,095 people recovered successfully.

Related: First cases of coronavirus reported in Czech Republic, Dominican Republic

Meanwhile, the first cases of the disease occurred in the Czech Republic and the Dominican Republic. March 1, Australia and Thailand officially confirmed the first deaths from the coronavirus CoVID-2019.


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